Armistead Maupin

American novelist
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Biography

Armistead Maupin is the author of the extraordinary Tales of the City series, of which Mary Ann in Autumn was the eighth instalment. It was preceded by Tales of the City, More Tales of the City, Further Tales of the City, Babycakes, Significant Others, Sure of You and Michael Tolliver Lives. Three television miniseries starring Olympia Dukakis and Laura Linney were made from the first three Tales novels.

Armistead is also the author of Maybe the Moon and The Night Listener, the latter of which became a feature film starring Robin Williams and Toni Collette. A stage musical version of Tales of the City had its world premiere at San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater in May, 2011.